Criminal Justice (CRIJ)

CRIJ 5302  Foundations of Criminal Justice  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

EXAMINATION OF THE THEORETICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. INCLUDES CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF MAJOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE PERSPECTIVES AND MODELS.

CRIJ 5310  Seminar in the Judicial Process  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

STUDY OF SELECTED TOPICS THAT PROVIDE AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE JUDICIAL PROCESS AS IT AFFECTS THE ENTIRE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. MAY BE REPEATED WHEN TOPICS VARY.

CRIJ 5320  CORRECTIONAL THEORY AND POLICY  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

EXAMINATION OF THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE REHABILITATIVE IDEAL. ANALYSIS OF THE THEORETICAL AND IDEOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CORRECTIONAL POLICY AND PRACTICE.

CRIJ 5330  Seminar in Juvenile Justice  
3 Semester Credit Hours  

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM. ANALYSIS OF PROCEDURES AND PROBLEMS AT EACH STAGE OF THE PROCESS. INCLUDES OVERVIEW OF DELINQUENCY CAUSATION, SCOPE, AND TREATMENT.

CRIJ 5351  Seminar in Criminal Justice Management  
3 Semester Credit Hours  

STUDY OF THE SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS. CONSIDERATION OF PLANNING AND PROGRAM EVALUATION AS INTEGRAL PARTS OF MANAGEMENT.

CRIJ 5380  Issues in Justice Administration  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE. EMPHASIS ON KEY CONCERNS OF MAJOR SYSTEM COMPONENTS. MAY BE REPEATED WHEN TOPICS VARY.

CRIJ 5396  Individual Study  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

INDIVIDUAL STUDY, READING OR RESEARCH WITH FACULTY DIRECTION AND EVALUATION. OFFERED ON APPLICATION TO AND APPROVAL OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR.